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An afternoon “Down Under”

I was fortunate to spend the afternoon having lunch with the wonderful folks of Yangarra winery.  They traveled several thousands of miles from McLauren Vale of South Australia to showcase their juice to us eager attendees.  Presented in the line up was 2016 Roussanne, 2016 “PF’ Shiraz, 2014 Old Vines Grenache, and the 2014 High...
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The 2015 Bordeaux vintage

My thoughts on the 2015 Bordeaux vintage...thoughts differ between chateaus and communes.... It is similar to the 2010 vintage but not entirely..per the reviews I found the wines to be quite delightful...similar to the 2010 vintage the wines showed pure, ripe, elegant, and pretty fruit. Good acidity keeps these wines fresh and balanced. The tannins...
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